[Samba] NT domains authentication problem

Vicky Clarke vclarke at frontier.co.uk
Fri Jul 5 07:26:02 GMT 2002

At 14:49 05/07/2002 +0100, Vicky Clarke wrote:

>I'm trying to get Samba 2.2.3a (as distributed with SuSE 8.0) working 
>inside our NT domain . I'm prompted for a username and password when I try 
>to map the share to a network drive from my Windows PC, but my Windows 
>logon and the matching password are rejected. Stepping through 
>DIAGNOSIS.txt and using smbclient on the Samba server itself, I've got as 
>far as step 7 before things start to go wrong; none of the suggestions in 
>the diagnosis file seem relevant since as far as I know I should be 
>contacting an NT server to log on, and I'm not quite sure I understand 
>what the log file is telling me. The log and what I believe are the 
>relevant bits of my current smb.conf  are below. I don't have smbusers set 
>up, but I'm not certain if that's actually the problem or not; I've read 
>the 'note about authorisation' section of the manpage for smb.conf about 
>three times and I seem to get to a different conclusion every time! Can 
>anyone shed any light on what might be going wrong here?

 > security = server

D'oh - someone has now kindly pointed out to me that using 'security = 
domain' would help. Many thanks..


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